• Short Summary

    Men from factories near Thames train to compete for the place in the Olympic eight crew.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "TRADESMEN ASK OLYMPIC TRIAL".

    Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire

    Boat crew in training, men rowing. The crew passing the camera and stopping, other boats seen. Men carrying boat out of water.

    Bert Barry, four times world's sculling champion, instructing the men (two shots).

    Arthur Clay at work. Several shots of R. J. Lutz at work. His brother Ernest Lutz working, pan down to machine. Men greasing oars and getting ready for training. The crew pulling away.

    Workers train to compete with Oxford and Cambridge Universities crews for the chance to represent Britain at the Olympic.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1420.16
    Media URN:
    46263
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:14:00 / 01:24:20:00
    Canister:
    48/8

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